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Revolut Launches in USA

Revolut launched its Financial App and debit card in the United States. Since hinting at a launch last year, Revolut claims it already attracted tens of thousands of U.S. customers. Revolut launched in 2015 with a vision to build a

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WisdomTree: Integration of Blockchain Technology into the ETF Ecosystem

WisdomTree Investments, an exchange-traded fund (“ETF”) and exchange-traded product (“ETP”) sponsor and asset manager announced its strategic investment in Securrency, a developer of institutional-grade blockchain-based financial and regulatory technology. Through this investment and its collaboration with Securrency, WisdomTree plans to

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Top-Funded US Fintech Startups 2019 by State

Fintech is gaining momentum in the US with US$12.9 billion raised so far this year, as of Q3’19, already surpassing 2018’s annual record of US$12.5 billion, according to CB Insights’ Global Fintech Report Q3’19. In Q3’19, the US saw ten

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Credit Suisse Starts with AccessFintech, A Global Internal Exception Network for Trade Settlement Issues

Credit Suisse announces the internal launch of AccessFintech’s trading exception management solution. Following a successful pilot, Credit Suisse has gone live with AccessFintech’s Global Exception Network, taking an important step towards streamlining exception management resolution across the Prime Brokerage industry.

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USA Continues to be a Top Location for Fintech Events

On the global fintech scene, the US has been amongst the top leaders, accounting for 57% of the fintech market in 2018, according to a Mordor Intelligence research. Consumers in the country have realized the key benefits of fintech solutions

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Uber Starts with Uber Money

Uber introducing Uber Money, a team within Uber working on financial products and technologies that deliver additional value for the Uber community, all at Uber speed. Several new features and improvements coming this year: Real-Time Earnings: Instead of waiting for weekly

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Fitch: Blockchain Disruption of Trust Bank Trade Settlement Unlikely

The use of blockchain distributive ledger technology (blockchain, or DLT) is unlikely to challenge the franchise values of the U.S. trust and processing banks or their integral roles in trade settlement or asset custody, Fitch Ratings says. Evidence for the

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Stablecoins Versus Centralized Exchanges: Who Drives Mass Adoption?

The stablecoin market is obviously gaining popularity, growing from 1% of all crypto in 2018 to almost 3% today. Global stablecoin trading volume increased from $12.5 billion in 2017 to $82 billion in 2018, according to Chainalysis. Furthermore, the 24-hour

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Divvy Expense Management Tools and Credit Suisse Close $500M Purchase Agreement

Divvy, an US based in spend and expense management tool, claims that they closed a $500 million purchase agreement with Credit Suisse. The agreement gives Credit Suisse the right to buy up to $500 million in future Divvy receivables over

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Qumran’s Purchase Price Revealed in Dynatrace’s US IPO

Dynatrace, a cloud computing firm backed by Private Equity firm Thoma Bravo, launched a successful initial public offering (IPO) on August 1, 2019, raising roughly US$570 million. The stock rose 49% in its market debut on the New York Stock

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